Calgary not only getting hit by snow, their seeing the flu bug as well

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Calgary this year has gotten hit harder with the flu than any other place in the province.

The latest numbers from Alberta Health Services show’s the city has roughly 70% of Alberta’s lab confirmed flu strains.

Two thirds of Calgary have yet to be vaccinated and in terms of hospitalizations, Calgary has 134 of the provinces 189 flu cases.

AHS is reporting the provinces second death to the influenza in the Southern Zone.

Given the holidays are coming up, they say the shot or vaccine is the best chance you have in making sure you’re healthy.

  • Jacob LeBlanc

 

 

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